Vintage Hillbilly Jug (Moonshine) Salt and Pepper Shakers – Made in Japan

This vintage pair of Hillbilly Jug Salt and Pepper Shaker, (made in Japan) is the perfect accessory or gift for those who enjoy bluegrass, country or just eating fried chicken and pulled pork sandwiches! Celebrate moonshine culture in style!

The shakers are 2 1/2″ tall and 1 1/2″ wide.

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Vintage White Vitrock Milk Glass Vase and Saucer with Fired Orange Glaze – Made by Anchor Hocking

This vintage orange Vitrock milk glass vase and saucer was made by Anchor Hocking. The vase and saucer are made of white milk glass and have a fired orange glaze.

The vase 6 1/2″ tall and 4 1/2″ wide at the mouth.

Grannies Kitchen -2010 in Review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

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The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!.

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 2,400 times in 2010. That’s about 6 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 55 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 126 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 28mb. That’s about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was August 16th with 52 views. The most popular post that day was The Original Mouli Grater – From France!!.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were community.livejournal.com, en.wordpress.com, digg.com, facebook.com, and stumbleupon.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for mouli grater, grannies, ovenex history, vandesca, and vandesca china of canada.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

1

The Original Mouli Grater – From France!! February 2010

2

Vintage Carved Water Buffalo Horn Salad Servers with Sterling Silver Handles February 2010

3

Ovenex ECKO Loaf Tin Pan with Starburst Pattern March 2010

4

Vintage Diner Coffee Cups Made by Vandesca of Joliette, Quebec February 2010

5

Antique No. 1 Bolinder’s Meat Mincer/Grinder June 2010

Vintage Ceramic Swear Jar or Cuss Box Coin Bank with Appalachian Hillbilly Motif – Made in Japan

This is a quaint vintage ceramic swear jar, or ‘Cuss Box’ coin bank with an Appalachian hillbilly motif that was made in Japan. This penny bank is molded like a cross cut section of pine tree with pine cones decorating it, as well as the following poem:

Cuss Box
Cussin ain’t the nicest thing
And friends fer you it shore don’t bring
But, if you really gotta sayem
Heres the way you hafta payem!

This could be an effective part of some people’s economic improvement plan!

Vintage Green Depression Glass Mixing/Batter Bowl with Lid and Handle – Made in the USA by D and B CO./US Glass

This is an antique depression glass mixing, or batter, bowl with lid and handle that is as gorgeous as it is functional. The pale, almost ghostly green color of the glass is accented by the simple pattern on the lid, the knob style handle and the two spouts on the bowl with co-responding spout covers on the lid.

There is no measurement marker on the bowl, and is marked D & B Co. on the bottom as well as PAT. APPLIED FOR on the handle.

The bottom inside has a groove for a mixer to rest in.It is a large bowl, stands 4 1/2” tall by 10 3/4” to the tip of the handle.

Vintage Green Depression Glass Mixing/Batter Bowl with Lid and Handle - Made in ths USA by D&B CO./US Glass

Vintage Green Depression Glass Mixing/Batter Bowl with Lid and Handle - Made in the USA by D and B CO./US Glass

Vintage Green Depression Glass Mixing/Batter Bowl with Lid and Handle - Made in ths USA by D&B CO./US Glass

Vintage Green Depression Glass Mixing/Batter Bowl with Lid and Handle - Made in the USA by D and B CO./US Glass

Vintage Nut Meat Chopper – Made in Canada by Androck

This is an amazing vintage nut meat chopper with red top, stainless steel blades and glass container. This device is so handy in chopping nuts, or coffee beans, to a fine grind making them the freshest for use in recipes and baking.

The chopper works by loading it with the nuts you wish chopped, then turning it upside down and grinding over your bowl.

It stands 5″ high and is 2″ in diameter at the mouth and 3″ at its base. It has the Androck glass factory mark on the bottom and is also marked Made in Canada.

Vintage Nut Meat Chopper - Made in Canada by Androck

Vintage Nut Meat Chopper - Made in Canada by Androck

Vintage Nut Meat Chopper - Made in Canada by Androck

Vintage Nut Meat Chopper - Made in Canada by Androck

Vintage Nut Meat Chopper - Made in Canada by Androck

Vintage Nut Meat Chopper - Made in Canada by Androck

Vintage Stainless Steel Slotted Spoon – Made in England by Sky-line

This is a well crafted large vintage slotted spoon made of stainless steel with a wood handle. The stem has hexagonal sides.

This spoon is ideal for using with perogies, dumplings and other boiled foods. It also works well with short-cut extruded and stuffed pastas, such as penne and tortellini.

This spoon is also handy for straining and for recovering foods that are fried in oil, such as French fries and deep-fried wonton.

The spoon is 12″ long and the bowl is 3″ wide.

Vintage Stainless Steel Slotted Spoon - Made in England by Sky-line